Dec | 12
Behind the Laces, Run Happy Inspiration, Shoes & Gear

Going, Going, Green!

While Brooks’ mission is to inspire everyone to run and be active, here at Brooks we also care about healthy minds and bodies and sustaining the environment. As part of our Running Responsibly program, Brooks published our first ever comprehensive report on Brooks’ social and environmental performance, which covers 2009 and 2010 impact and efforts… Read more »

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Sep | 20
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Behind the Laces, Shoes & Gear

A Wear Tester’s Success Story

As part of our quest to engineer the best running footwear and apparel in the world, we’re always looking to make improvements. And when we envision the future of running footwear, we look to you. Our research team works with “Lab Rats” who can participate in studies at our biomechanics lab in Bothell as well… Read more »

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Apr | 21
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Behind the Laces, Shoes & Gear

CMP: A Greener Way to Make Midsoles

Q: What’s one way to build a greener running-shoe midsole? A: By creating a greener midsole manufacturing process, of course. Brooks’ eco-friendlier Compression Molded Preform (CMP) midsole manufacturing process reduces waste by 50 percent as compared to traditional midsole manufacturing methods. Typically, running shoe midsoles are punched out of large sheets—much like using a cookie… Read more »

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